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Politics
First Deputy Speaker of Parliament Joseph Osei Owusu has accused the National Democratic Congress (NDC) of interfering in Parliamentary businesses. He described the development as “strange” and an affront to the course of deepening Ghana’s democratic credentials. Speaking in an exclusive interview with JoyNews‘ Emefa Apawu, the Appointments Committee Chairman recounted how Continue Reading
General Politics
First Deputy Speaker, Joseph Osei Owusu has dismissed claims that Members of Parliament (MPs) are bribed into accepting the nominees of the President. The approval of some ministerial nominees was criticized because of what some describe as their poor showing during vetting. The endorsement of minister-designates Ken Ofofi-Atta, Hawa Koomson, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and Dr Continue Reading
World
Prince Philip, the Greece-born royal who as the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-serving consort to a British sovereign, died Friday. He was 99. “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle,” the royal family announced. “Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join with people […]Continue Reading
Entertainment
Dancer turned Afrobeat artist Global Boga has given his first broadcast interview since losing his wife, 24-year-old YouTuber Nicole Thea, who died last July while eight months pregnant. The couple’s newborn baby son, Reign, also died. Speaking exclusively to BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat reporter Joice Etutu about his grief, Global Boga said: “I thought I […]Continue Reading
Business
Mining major Rio Tinto this week revealed that it had contributed $47-billion in the countries and communities where it operates, including $8.4-billion of taxes and royalties. Despite the widespread challenges of Covid-19 in 2020, the contribution was up from the previous year, when Rio made a total direct economic contribution of $45.1-billion in the countries […]Continue Reading
Business
State power distributor Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has hinted at tariff hikes to mobilise revenue for its operations. ECG MD Kwame Agyeman-Budu said at a public forum on Thursday, 8 April 2021 that: “We need money to do it [improve]. If we get the increase we will love it [but] that will be up […]Continue Reading
Regional
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr James Oppong-Boanuh has directed the Central Regional Police Commander to investigate the alleged exhumation of dead bosies from a cemetery within the region. A statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs at the Ghana Police Service, Supt. Mrs Sheila Kessie Abayie-Buckman indicated that “A police officer known as […]Continue Reading